Why Choose St Francis Xavier


St Francis Xavier Primary School offers a high-quality and inclusive Catholic education to children from Kindergarten to Year 6. With a current student population of 281, the school provides a co-educational environment that promotes learning and personal growth. Located in the coastal region of Woolgoolga in New South Wales, St Francis Xavier Primary School serves several communities, including Woolgoolga, Safety Beach, Sandy Beach, Mullaway, Moonee Beach, Sapphire Beach, Bucca, Corindi Beach, and Emerald Beach.

The school's vision, 'Serve every learner,' highlights the commitment to discover and celebrate the individual potential of each student while fostering a sense of community and working for the greater good. The staff, students, and community members are inspired to live this vision within the school, St Augustine's parish, and their local and global communities.

St Francis Xavier School takes pride in its tradition of inspiring excellence in education and providing high-quality pastoral care. The dedicated staff members contribute their expertise and talents in various areas, including spiritual, educational, cultural, creative and sporting aspects. This holistic approach ensures the overall development and well-being of the student.


The school has a notable history of achievements, including success in broad-based academic assessments such as NAPLAN and state/national educational competitions. The building of strong relationships within our community is of high importance. St Francis Xavier School actively engages in cultural and community events and initiatives, creating a sense of social responsibility and cultural appreciation. The school participates in a wide range of sporting activities, with students achieving high levels of representation at the state, regional, and diocesan levels.

Above all, St Francis Xavier School is committed to nurturing young people through the love and teachings of Jesus Christ. By providing a supportive and enriching educational environment, the school aims to empower students to become confident, skilled, and successful members of society.